Warnings & Dangers
OVERAL RISK: LOW
Norway is very safe country. It is ranked 9th out of 162 on the ranking of the safest and most dangerous countries.
PICKPOCKETS RISK: MEDIUM
There is some pickpocket-related risk in Norway, especially Oslo and Bergen. A few simple precautions will minimize your chances of being pickpocketed. Take a look at the city maps to see the most frequent pickpockets locations.
MUGGING & KIDNAPPING RISK: MEDIUM
Norway is an averagely safe country regarding the chances of being mugged or kidnapped. Stay out of the dangerous zones shown on the map.
SCAMS RISK: MEDIUM
As in any touristic place, there may be people trying to scam you in Oslo. Be aware of “gold ring” tricks, fake petitions, groups of teenagers acting strangely or trying to distract you; and people offering help with your luggage.
TRANSPORT & TAXIS RISK: LOW
Transports and official taxis are generally very safe in Norway.
NATURAL DISASTERS RISK: MEDIUM
There can be some occasional natural hazards (geological, meteorological) in Norway.
TERRORISM RISK: MEDIUM
Norway has not recently been targeted by terrorist attacks, but it is best to stay alert since other countries in Europe have been targeted.
WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW
Norway is generally very safe for women travelers.